Cloud Behavior on Alien Planets (image) University of Chicago Share Print E-Mail Caption This illustration shows simulated cloud coverage (white) on a tidally locked planet (blue) that would be orbiting a red dwarf star. Planetary scientists at UChicago and Northwestern are applying global climate simulations to problems in astronomy. Credit Jun Yang Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with reports about the research of Dorian Abbot, Jun Yang and Nicolas Cowan. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.